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==Current officeholder==
 
==Current officeholder==
The current officeholder is [[Therese Goldsmith]]. She was appointed by [[Maryland Governor|Gov.]] [[Martin O'Malley]] on June 13, 2011. Her term expires May 31, 2015.
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The current officeholder is [[Alfred Redmer]]. He was appointed by [[Maryland Governor|Gov.]] [[Larry Hogan]] in January 2015. His term expires in January of 2019.
  
 
==Authority==
 
==Authority==
The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from the [http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2014RS/Statute_Web/gin/gin.pdf Insurance Statute] of the [http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutes.aspx?p Maryland Code of Public General Laws].
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The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from the [https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2014RS/Statute_Web/gin/gin.pdf Insurance Statute] of the [http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/webmga/frmStatutes.aspx?p Maryland Code of Public General Laws].
  
 
'''Section 2-101:'''
 
'''Section 2-101:'''
  
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==Appointments==
 
==Appointments==
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[[File:Maryland exec org chart.png|200px|right|thumb|Maryland state government organizational chart]]
 
The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance is appointed by the Governor, with Senate advice and consent, to a four-year term.
 
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==State budget==
 
==State budget==
The Insurance Administration and Regulation's budget for fiscal year 2014 was $31,163,529.<ref>http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2013RS/Chapters_noln/CH_423_hb0100e.pdf ''2013 Laws of Maryland,'' "Chapter 423, Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2014)," 27-28, accessed June 27, 2013]</ref>
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The Insurance Administration and Regulation's budget for fiscal year 2014 was $31,163,529.<ref>http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2013RS/Chapters_noln/CH_423_hb0100e.pdf ''2013 Laws of Maryland,'' "Chapter 423, Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2014)," 27-28," accessed June27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
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::''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2014===
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In 2014, the commissioner's salary was estimated between $124,175 and $166,082, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11%202014.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' "SELECTED STATE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: ANNUAL SALARIES," accessed November 25, 2014]</ref>
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===2013===
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In 2013, the commissioner's salary was estimated between $124,175 and $166,082.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/kc/system/files/4.11_2013.pdf ''Council of State Governments,'' Table 4.11 Selected State Administrative Officials: Annual Salaries," accessed January 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $156,060 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 21, 2011]</ref>
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In 2010, the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $156,060 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," accessed June 21, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Historical officeholders==
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/Mia.jsp Maryland Office of the Commissioner of Insurance]
 
* [http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/Mia.jsp Maryland Office of the Commissioner of Insurance]
  

Latest revision as of 11:08, 25 February 2015

Maryland Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2014 FY Budget:  $31,163,529
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

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Name:  Alfred Redmer
Assumed office:  January, 2015
Compensation:  $166,082
Other Maryland Executive Offices
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The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance serves as head of the Maryland Insurance Administration, an independent agency within the state executive branch created in 1993. Prior to that, insurance was a part of the Department of Licensing and Regulation.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Alfred Redmer. He was appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan in January 2015. His term expires in January of 2019.

Authority

The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from the Insurance Statute of the Maryland Code of Public General Laws.

Section 2-101:

(a)
(1) There is a Maryland Insurance Administration.
(2) The Administration is an independent unit of the State government.
(b) The head of the Administration is the Maryland Insurance Commissioner.
(c) The Commissioner shall control and supervise the Administration.

Qualifications

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that establishes the requirements necessary to qualify for a state executive office. That information for the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Appointments

Maryland state government organizational chart

The Maryland Commissioner of Insurance is appointed by the Governor, with Senate advice and consent, to a four-year term.

Vacancies

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that details the process of filling vacancies for a state executive office. That information for the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Duties

The Maryland Insurance Administration has the following responsibilities:[2]

  • Protect Maryland consumers by regulating the state's insurance companies and producers.
  • Investigate complaints consumers have about their insurance coverage, including, but not limited to, life, health, automobile, and homeowners.
  • License insurance companies and producers operating in Maryland.
  • Conduct financial examinations of insurance companies to ensure solvency.
  • Conduct market conduct examinations to ensure compliance with Maryland's insurance laws.
  • Investigate acts of insurance fraud.
  • Review and approve rates and contract forms.

Divisions

The Maryland Insurance Administration is divided into the following divisions:[3]

  • Office of the Commissioner
  • Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Associate Deputy Commissioner
  • Public Affairs
  • Government Relations
  • Regulations
  • Administration
  • Producer Licensing
  • Fiscal Services
  • Human Resources
  • Management Information Systems
  • Facilities Management
  • Compliance & Enforcement
  • Consumer Education and Advocacy
  • Examination & Auditing
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Life & Health
  • Property & Casualty
  • Office of the Attorney General
  • Office of the Chief Actuary

State budget

See also: Maryland state budget and finances

The Insurance Administration and Regulation's budget for fiscal year 2014 was $31,163,529.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2014

In 2014, the commissioner's salary was estimated between $124,175 and $166,082, according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

2013

In 2013, the commissioner's salary was estimated between $124,175 and $166,082.[6]

2012

In 2012, the commissioner of insurance was paid an estimated $166,082. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $156,060 according to the Council of State Governments.[7]

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Maryland Commissioner of Insurance has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Maryland + Commissioner + of + Insurance

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Maryland Commissioner of Insurance News Feed

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Contact information

Maryland Insurance Administration
200 Saint Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202
1-800-492-6116
410-468-2000

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